The Chaos of Standing Still

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Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.3 X 1.5 inches | 1.14 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781481499187

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About the Author

Jessica Brody knew from a young age that she wanted to be a writer. She started self-publishing her own books when she was seven years old, binding the pages together with cardboard, wallpaper samples and electrical tape. Brody graduated from Smith College in 2001 with a double major in Economics and French and a minor in Japanese. She went to work for MGM Studios as a Manager of Acquisitions and Business Development, and then, in 2005, she quit her job to follow her dream of becoming a published author. Brody is the author of two novels for adults--The Fidelity Files and Love Under Cover--and the young adult novels The Karma Club and My Life Undecided. Jessica's books are published in over ten foreign countries including the U.K., France, Germany, Czech Republic, Russia, Brazil, China, Portugal, and Taiwan. She now works full time as a writer and producer, and currently splits her time between Los Angeles and Colorado.

Reviews

"A beautiful and deftly told story of letting go and starting over. The Chaos of Standing Still is laugh out loud funny, deeply stirring, and of course wonderfully swoony, You'll love it."

---Julie Buxbaum, New York Times bestselling author of Tell Me Three Things
"Even those who haven't experienced a devastating loss like Ryn's will relate to her struggle: feeling stuck between moving on and holding on. Ryn's one year/one night journey to find her new normal is funny, insightful, empowering, and filled with heart."

---- Tamara Ireland Stone, New York Times bestselling author of Every Last Word
"Jessica Brody has made me believe that getting stuck in an airport overnight would be the most fantastic thing in the world. I fell hard for this story of love, loss, friendship, and bad airport food. I loved it!"--- Morgan Matson, New York Times bestselling author of The Unexpected Everything
"Absorbing from first page to last, Brody's novel gradually unveils Ryn's complicated history and celebrates her most profound moments of truth."--Pulishers Weekly, Starred Review
"This will appeal to fans of Jennifer E. Smith's books and Nicola Yoon's Everything, Everything."--School Library Journal
"Brody's novel is a smart portrayal of what remains not only in the wake of a friend's death but in the absence of one who cast a long shadow in life."--Booklist Online